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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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The Sprinting Form Mistake That's Slowing You Down

Many of you aren't reaching your potential sprinting speed, and it's all because of an all too common form mistake that's actually taught by many coac...

By: Andy Haley

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

How De'Aaron Fox Became the NBA's New Fastest Man

De'Aaron Fox is basketball's Usain Bolt. As a true freshman at the University of Kentucky last season, Fox used his blinding speed to help himself ...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Strength Training Methods to Help You Reach Your Speed Potential

One of the most frequent question coaches get is... Can I get faster? The short answer is a big YES! You can definitely improve your speed. The long...

By: Michael Zweifel

How John Ross Shaved .31 Seconds Off His 40-Yard Dash in 6 Weeks

  Wide receiver John Ross accomplished the nearly impossible when he broke Chris Johnson's 40-Yard Dash record time of 4.24 seconds with a lightn...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Get Faster

The Warm-Up and Speed Training That Has Developed Andrew McCutchen’s Incredible Athleticism

An inside look at the on-field workouts Andrew McCutchen uses during the off-season at IMG Academy.

Treston Decoud Builds Explosion With Single-Leg Band Jumps

NFL DB Treston Decoud uses this single-leg exercise to develop explosion and speed on the football field.

Improve Your Speed and Quickness With Treston Decoud's Single-Leg Hops

Take a page from this NFL DB and his performance coach by incorporating this plyometric drill into your speed workouts.

Get Fast Feet With Treston Decoud's Speed Ladder Change-of-Direction Drill

Try to match the NFL DB's fast feet as he flies through the ladder on this key footwork and speed drill.

Challenge Your Footwork With Treston Decoud's Left-to-Right Jumps

See if you can master this difficult speed and quickness drill from the NFL DB and his performance coach J.J. McCleskey.